PALO ALTO, Calif. and TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning technology solution and Five Wishes, the country’s most preferred advance care planning program that allows people to make healthcare decisions before they are seriously ill, announced today a partnership that will offer Vynca clients the ability to digitally complete the Five Wishes advance directive document and make it available to caregivers and clinicians across the care continuum.
The Five Wishes advance directive document was designed to be accessible, legal, and easy-to-understand with the goal of helping people discuss and document their wishes. This document will be embedded in Vynca’s end-to-end solution that supports health care organizations to implement and scale high-quality advance care planning so that every person’s care preferences are known and honored at the end-of-life.
Vynca’s technology supports education and engagement in advance care planning conversations, shared decision making, electronic completion of documents, and makes these documents digitally available to individuals, their caregivers, and clinicians across the care continuum. Partnering with over 80 hospitals, as well as health plans, ACOs, and state registries, these organizations are realizing an impact in terms of higher quality of care at the end-of-life and the avoidance of unwanted health care interventions.
“As we continue to focus on consumer engagement, we look to partner with leading advance care planning programs like Five Wishes,” stated Ryan Van Wert, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Vynca. “Five Wishes empowers individuals to discuss and document their care preferences. Couple this with our technology and network, we’ll help ensure individuals can easily document these care preferences and make these known to their clinicians, resulting in higher quality of care at end-of-life.”